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People

Total Population 301
Male Share of the Population 50.8%
Female Share of the Population 49.2%
Senior Citizens 19.3%
Employed Population 16+ 122
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 62.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,375
% Above Poverty Level 71.8%
% Below Poverty Level 28.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.7%
Median Gross Rent $775
Median House Value $83,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.9%
US/American 0%
English 11.3%
Irish 6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Forest Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles NE of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 180 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee
County West Carroll
P.O. Box Zip Codes 71242
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.791
Longitude -91.413

Forest Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LAKE PROVIDENCE
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 52 F
Apr Temp 53 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 77 F
Annual Precip 59.1 inches
Station EUDORA
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 53 F
Apr Temp 52 to 75 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 56.5 inches
Station ONWARD
Distance 28.1 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 54 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 57.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bonita 178 $14,688
Epps 1,221 $31,250
Kilbourne 427 $49,375
Lake Providence 3,830 $25,224
Oak Grove 1,497 $43,875
Pioneer 163 $41,875

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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FOREST SCHOOL
158 CLOVER STREET
318-428-3672
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 436 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.2

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